Breed: Portuguese water dog
Family: Water Dogs
Weight (kg): 13 - 27
Size (cm): 16.5 - 22.5
Hair type: curly or wavy
Color Standards: Black (most common), white or brown, or any of these combinations
Origin and History: Was used to help fishermen on boats in Portugal and Iceland.
Personality: Versatile, obedient, loyal, very resistant to fatigue and loves to work.
Health problem known: None in particular recognized to date
Note: The presidential dog of the Obama family. This dog is considered hypoallergenic.